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Unformatted text preview: A. Alessandra was able to act more independently than most women of her time because she was a widow. B. Alessandra was aware that her personal motivation was embedded in a social context. C. Alessandra had goals and interests similar to those of many other widows in her society. D. Alessandra is an example of a Renaissance woman who expressed her individuality through independent action. E. Alessandra was exceptional because she was able to effect changes in the social constraints placed upon women in her society. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q8: 18 When a new restaurant, Martin’s Cafe, opened in Riverville last year, many people predicted that business at the Wildflower Inn, Riverville’s only other restaurant, would suffer from the competition. Surprisingly, however, in the year since Martin’s Cafe opened, the average number of meals per night served at the Wildflower Inn has increased significantly. Which of the following, if true, most helps to explain the increase? A. Unlike the Wildflower Inn, Martin’s Cafe serves considerably more meals on weekends than it does on weekdays. B. Most of the customers of Martin’s Cafe had never dined in Riverville before this restaurant opened, and on most days Martin’s Cafe attracts more customers than it can seat. C. The profit per meal is higher, on average, for meals served at Martin’s Cafe than for those served at the Wildflower Inn. D. The Wildflower Inn is not open on Sundays, and therefore Riverville residents who choose to dine out on that day must either eat at Martin’s Cafe or go to neighboring towns to eat. E. A significant proportion of the staff at Martin’s Cafe are people who formerly worked at the Wildflower Inn and were hired away by the owner of Martin’s Cafe. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q9 to Q12: Behavior science courses should be gaining prominence in business school curricula. Recent theoretical Line work convincingly shows why behav- (5) ioral factors such as organizational culture and employee relations are among the few remaining sources of sustainable competitive advantage in modern organizations. Furthermore, (10) empirical evidence demonstrates clear linkages between human resource (HR) practices based in the behavioral sciences and various aspects of a firm’s financial success. (15) Additionally, some of the world’s most successful organizations have made unique HR practices a core element of their overall business strategies. Yet the behavior sciences (20) are struggling for credibility in many business schools. Surveys show that business students often regard 19 behavioral studies as peripheral to the mainstream business curriculum....
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